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Neurosurgery Mid Level

Company: Dignity Health - Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

OverviewBakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Childrenas Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Childrenas Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more athttps://www. dignityhealth. org/central-california/locations/memorial-hospitalResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:The Neurosurgery Midlevel will function as a member of the Neurosurgery Team and act as first. second, or third assistant in neuro and spine surgery under the supervision of an approved supervising physician. The incumbent will provide care and guidance to patients, take history and perform physical examinations. This position assists during procedures within the scope of practice, in closing major and minor incisions: records post-op orders and follow-up progress notes as required; and assists in the transport and care of patients from the operating room to the recovery room or intensive care unit. Duties include visiting patients daily to evaluate. observe and answer questions; give patients post-operative discharge instructions and assist in discharge planning. The incumbent administers physician's prescriptions and treatments for patients, and performs prescribed therapeutic procedures. Participates in collection and abstraction of data for registry reports, as requested and provides input on performance improvement strategies. Call responsibilities are required for this position.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 years experience as a mid-level in the neuro and/or spine surgical setting.
  • Nurse Practitioners (NP) or Physician Assistants (PA) may provide only those services for which he or she is specifically authorized.
  • May not admit patients to the hospital.
  • May provide services consistent with the policies stated herein to patients of the medical staff member(s) with whom he or she has a documented formal affiliation.
  • Successful credential process with the BMH Medical Staff; must meet reappointment requirements as set forth by the bylaws.
  • Current DEA license including coverage for scheduled medication prescriptions.
  • Current licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing OR Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant (PA) issued by the Medical Board of California.Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractoras legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your requestA. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).A Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: Dignity Health - Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Bakersfield , Neurosurgery Mid Level, Other , Bakersfield, California

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